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Apr 05, 2017

Fast-Paced Fantasy RPG “Valkyrie Connect” Starts Collaboration with “Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]”! Saber, Rin Tohsaka, Archer and More Popular Characters Appear!

Fast-Paced Fantasy RPG “Valkyrie Connect” Starts Collaboration with “Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]”! Saber, Rin Tohsaka, Archer and More Popular Characters Appear!

Ateam Inc. (headquarters: Nagoya, Japan; president: Takao Hayashi; hereafter “Ateam”) announced today that the global version of its fantasy RPG game “Valkyrie Connect” is beginning a collaboration event with “Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]”.

Original Story in “Otherworldly Visitors” Quests!
Play to Earn the Exclusive “Rin Tohsaka” Character!

The “Otherworldly Visitors” collaboration event quests are available in “Valkyrie Connect” from today. By playing through the original story, created especially for this collaboration, players can earn the character “Rin Tohsaka” and her specialty gear, “Rin’s Pendant”. “Rin Tohsaka” receives massively boosted stats in the collaboration Connect Battle, so players will want to be sure to progress and power her up!

Availability: 2017/4/4 after maintenance – 2017/4/26 06:00 UTC

Free “Kanshou and Bakuya Swords” for All Players!

All players who log in during the event period will receive the 3-star gear “Kanshou and Bakuya Swords” for free. See below for details on this gear.
*Each player may only receive one “Kanshou and Bakuya Swords” gear free.

Availability: 2017/4/4 after maintenance – 2017/4/26 06:00 UTC

Kanshou and Bakuya Swords
Skill: 75% Dark ATK damage & 75% Light ATK damage to the enemy with the highest ATK. *20% damage bonus against Aesir.

Collaboration Exclusive “Gilgamesh Strikes!” Connect Battle!
Earn the “Gilgamesh” Hero for a Limited Time Only!

The “Gilgamesh Strikes!” Connect Battle is available for a limited time only. The player who started the battle has a chance to obtain Gilgamesh’s soul when completing it successfully. Gilgamesh’s soul can be used to unlock him as a playable character. Hero King Tokens also have a chance to drop for all players, which can be exchanged for Gilgamesh’s Souls and Gilgamesh’s specialty gear, “Enuma Elish Ea X”. Gilgamesh has boosted stats in collaboration event quests, so unlocking him will earn players an invaluable ally.

Availability: 2017/4/4 after maintenance – 2017/4/26 06:00 UTC

Chance at Collaboration Heroes “Saber”, “Archer”, and “Shirou Emiya”!
“Fate/stay night [UBW] Summon” Available for a Limited Time!

Collaboration-exclusive characters “Saber”, “Archer”, “Shirou Emiya”, and special gear appear in the “Fate/stay night [UBW] Summon” available for a limited time only. Saber has boosted stats in the “Otherworldly Visitors” quests, Shirou Emiya has boosted stats in the “Gilgamesh Strikes!” Connect Battle, and Archer has boosted stats in both. Getting these heroes will help players progress in the collaboration event. One of these heroes is guaranteed every third “10x Summon”, and “Saber” is guaranteed on the 10th “10x Summon”!

Availability: 2017/4/4 after maintenance – 2017/4/26 06:00 UTC

Chance at Collaboration Heroes and Gear in the Ranking Event!

Players can earn collaboration heroes and gear in the new ranking event, divided into three separate seasons. Players earn “Grail Points” by participating in the “Otherworldly Visitors” and “Gilgamesh Strikes!” events. Players are ranked against one another based on the number of Grail Points obtained, and based on their rank, can earn “Proofs of Contract”. These Proofs of Contract can be exchanged for heroes and gear. By earning a top rank, players can receive the characters and gear they want.

Availability: 2017/4/4 after maintenance – 2017/4/25 06:00 UTC

Items for Exchange with Proofs of Contract:
Excalibur X
Caladbolg II X
Kanshou and Bakuya Swords
*List of exchangeable items will be updated with each season.

■About Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]

A war is brewing in Fuyuki City for the Holy Grail, said to grant any wish of the one who obtains it. To fight in this war, seven mages have each summoned a familiar called a Servant. These Servants are “Saber”, “Lancer”, “Archer”, “Rider”, “Caster”, “Assassin”, and “Berserker”. These mages are willing to do whatever it takes to reign victorious in the Holy Grail War, and no one is sure to make it out alive.

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■About Ateam

Ateam is smartphone game and tool developer that produces high quality applications enjoyed by millions around the globe. Among Ateam’s repertoire are internationally acclaimed titles “Dark Summoner”, “War of Legions”, and “Unison League”.
“Dark Summoner”, a dark fantasy adventure game, initially launched in February 2012 and took the smartphone world by storm reaching the number one spot in the North American Google Play™ grossing ranks.
“War of Legions”, released in August 2013, reinvented PvP battles being the first smartphone game to feature guild battles in real-time between players around the globe. To date, “War of Legions” has achieved two million downloads worldwide.
“Unison League”, Ateam’s current flagship title, hit app stores the world across in May 2016 and soon after climbed up the North American iTunes App Store grossing ranks to 54th place.

■About Valkyrie Connect

“Valkyrie Connect” is a high fantasy RPG that combines Norse mythology with a unique Japanese anime flavor. Created by the all-star team that made Ateam’s hit “Unison League”, “Valkyrie Connect” rocketed up the Japanese sales charts shortly after release and was chosen as one of Google Play’s top games of 2016 in Japan.

Players assemble a collection of heroes, villains, gods and more to fight in full 3D real-time battles. The co-op Connect Battles are the game’s signature feature, and require players to fight alongside one another in real time to take down massive bosses. With a simple battle system perfect for mobile devices, complex party composition, and excellently written characters, “Valkyrie Connect” has earned its place at the top. Additional updates and coming content will continue to cement it as the premier RPG for mobile devices!

[App Details]
Title: Valkyrie Connect
Supported operating systems and devices: iOS 8.0 or later recommended, devices that come with Android™ 4.2 or later (excluding some devices)
Price: Free to play (in-app purchases available)
iTunes App Store
Google Play
Official Valkyrie Connect Website
Facebook Page

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Kensuke Shibata
Manager, Marketing Group
Ateam Inc.
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